Table 1

Performance metric comparison for starch- and LC-bioethanol life-cycles

Metrics


GWP

Energy efficiency

Land productivity

Cost


Technology

kgCO2 GJF-1

MJPEI MJF-1

GJ ha-1 year-1

£2006 GJ-1


Starch

81

0.79

58

14.97

Lignocellulosic

11

0.1

94.5

8.41


Source

[5]

[5]

[29]

[30]


Dunnett et al. Biotechnology for Biofuels 2008 1:13   doi:10.1186/1754-6834-1-13

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